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Making a Better Biodegradable Pad

Making a Better Biodegradable Pad

University of Utah materials science and engineering assistant professor (lecturer) Jeff Bates and his team of students have developed a 100-percent biodegradable feminine maxi pad that is made of all natural materials.Read more...

EAE Ranked Among Top in New Survey

EAE Ranked Among Top in New Survey

EAE was ranked No. 2 in the country for the Top 50 Game Design Schools and Colleges in the U.S.Read more...

ME Team to Establish NASA Institute

ME Team to Establish NASA Institute

University of Utah mechanical engineers will establish the Institute for Ultra-Strong Composites by Computational Design for NASA.Read more...

Balaji Helps Develop Robotic Drill for Surgeries

Balaji Helps Develop Robotic Drill for Surgeries

A. K. Balaji, associate professor in mechanical engineering, helped develop a robotic drill that will drastically cut down the time it takes for cranial surgeries.Read more...

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Taylor Sparks: Making the Most of Materials

Taylor Sparks: Making the Most of Materials

University of Utah materials science and engineering assistant professor Taylor Sparks was born and raised in Utah. So when it was time for him to become a fulltime faculty member at a major university, there wasn’t a question about where he wanted to go — he wanted to come back home. As one of the newer members of the Materials Science & Engineering Department, Sparks is revolutionizing how ceramics can be used to help the world.

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